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The world has been for many years amused with a story confidently told , and as confidently repeated with additional circumstances , that a sudden disgust was taken by Johnson upon occasion of his having been one day kept long in ...
Lord Bute told me , that Mr. Wedderburne , now Lord Loughborough , was the person who first mentioned this subject to him . Lord Loughborough told me , that the pension was granted to Johnson solely as the reward of his literary merit ...
We drank tea with Mrs. Williams , who told us a story of second sight , which happened in Wales where she was born . He listened to it very attentively , and said he should be glad to have some instances of that faculty well ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - keithhamblen - LibraryThing
12/22/20 I own the complete set (vol 1-54) and keep them at home on the top west shelf of my office; this includes The Great Conversation (which is volume 1) and The Great Ideas (volumes 2-3, the ... Read full review
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Picked up this entire set in excellent condition at a library sponsored used book sale for $60.00. hands down one of my best finds. Read full review